Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist by Amy Guglielmo & Jacqueline Tourville, illustrated by Brigette Barrager (New York, NY: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2017)
A picture book biography of Mary Blair, the artist behind Disney’s It’s A Small World. The language and illustrations are colorful and the story vividly bursting about following ones dream.
About Amy Guglielmo
This artist and author resides in Costa Rica and on the shores of Lake Champlain. She is the artist and co-author of the Touch the Art series for kids. See more about Amy Guglielmo at: www.amyguglielmo.com
About Jacqueline Tourville
Jacqueline Tourville resides on the coast of Maine. She and her kids love hunting hermit crabs. Still today her favorite book is Madeline.
About Brigette Barrager
An artist, designer, illustrator and writer of children’s books, Brigette Barrager spent some time at Pixar and Disney Animation Studios before going it on her own. She lives with her husband and pets in Los Angeles.
It’s a Small World Art Activities: https://www.learnplayread.com/mary-blair-its-a-small-world-art-project-for-kids/
It’s a Small World Sing-a-long: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jiaU0xbOKs
The Magic of Mary Blair: http://magicofmaryblair.com/
Hands-on Homeschooling: It’s a Small World Geography: http://enchantedhomeschoolingmom.org/2014/09/hands-homeschooling-small-world-geography/#_a5y_p=2413872
This is one of ten titles nominated for the 2018 Ladybug Picture Book Award. This info sheet post was created by Deborah Dutcher, Youth and Adult Services Librarian, NHSL.